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Posted: 1/14/2006 5:19:50 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/14/2006 5:24:06 PM EST by DK-Prof]
My wife went to see Brokeback Mountain today, and totally proved me wrong, because I predict that the theatre woudl be totally empty, especially for a matinee, and in Tennessee!

She said it was 95% full, and her and her friend had trouble finding seats. Wow - who'd have thunk there was so much interest in gay cowboys in TN ?


She also told me that she noticed a couple (man and woman) with a small child (about six) mostly because the kid was loud, and wondered why anyone would bring a small child to such a movie. When it came to the sex scenes, the couple got up and left with their two kids, looking to be six and ten.

WTF, over ?? Is it possible that these people didn't KNOW what the movie was about, and thought it might be some manly cowboy flick for their kids to see???

That's just weird, whatever the explanation is.
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 5:20:57 PM EST
Embrace diversity!!!

Starting them young?
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 5:22:13 PM EST

Originally Posted By operatorerror:
Embrace diversity!!!

Starting them young?



In an effort to emrbace diversity, I wish to embrace you.

Link Posted: 1/14/2006 5:22:54 PM EST
Maybe the kids are homosexual.
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 5:22:57 PM EST

Originally Posted By operatorerror:
Embrace diversity!!!

Starting them young?



But if it was a deliberate thing, you'd think they would have stayed.


Btw - wifey said that you don't SEE anything naughty during the sex scenes, but adults would obviously clearly know what was going on.
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 5:23:34 PM EST
Dad and dad.
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 5:23:36 PM EST

Originally Posted By FLAL1A:
Maybe the kids are homosexual.



Maybe they are now!!!

Link Posted: 1/14/2006 5:25:06 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/14/2006 5:25:38 PM EST by FLAL1A]

Originally Posted By DK-Prof:

Originally Posted By operatorerror:
Embrace diversity!!!

Starting them young?



But if it was a deliberate thing, you'd think they would have stayed.


Btw - wifey said that you don't SEE anything naughty during the sex scenes, but adults would obviously clearly know what was going on.



Yeah. I think the part where Heath Ledger screams "Oh, God! MY ASS! GAAAAaaaaAAAAGGGHH!! you're tearing my asshole!!!"gives it away.
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 5:26:32 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/14/2006 5:29:20 PM EST by DigDug]
I bet the theater was filled with a large majority of women.


Edit: Were they eating pudding?
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 5:27:01 PM EST
i have no idea why anyone would go see "backdoor mountin"

i'm guessing that they heard it was a good movie from all the hype. probably thought it was a cowboy movie.
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 5:27:11 PM EST

Originally Posted By FLAL1A:

Originally Posted By DK-Prof:

Originally Posted By operatorerror:
Embrace diversity!!!

Starting them young?



But if it was a deliberate thing, you'd think they would have stayed.


Btw - wifey said that you don't SEE anything naughty during the sex scenes, but adults would obviously clearly know what was going on.



Yeah. I think the part where Heath Ledger screams "Oh, God! MY ASS! GAAAAaaaaAAAAGGGHH!! you're tearing my asshole!!!"gives it away.




She didn't mention that part!


Link Posted: 1/14/2006 5:27:22 PM EST
Who the fuck goes to see a movie about faggots anyway?
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 5:28:53 PM EST
prolly wifey wanted to see heath and jake, but didnt realize what it was really about
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 5:30:26 PM EST
Gives a whole new meaning to the saying "Take it like a man".
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 5:34:02 PM EST
RIDE 'EM COWBOY!!!
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 5:36:18 PM EST
Now they have put money towatds it being "sucessful"
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 5:38:25 PM EST

Originally Posted By operatorerror:
Embrace diversity!!!

Starting them young?




To quote NAMBLA, get 'em by 8 before it's too late.
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 5:44:34 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/14/2006 5:46:12 PM EST by MrsDrFrige]

Originally Posted By DK-Prof:
My wife went to see Brokeback Mountain today, and totally proved me wrong, because I predict that the theatre woudl be totally empty, especially for a matinee, and in Tennessee!

She said it was 95% full, and her and her friend had trouble finding seats. Wow - who'd have thunk there was so much interest in gay cowboys in TN ?


She also told me that she noticed a couple (man and woman) with a small child (about six) mostly because the kid was loud, and wondered why anyone would bring a small child to such a movie. When it came to the sex scenes, the couple got up and left with their two kids, looking to be six and ten.

WTF, over ?? Is it possible that these people didn't KNOW what the movie was about, and thought it might be some manly cowboy flick for their kids to see???

That's just weird, whatever the explanation is.



I have a Canadian friend (although that might explain it all) who was in "the city" and to kill time before driving back home (waiting for rush hour to end) took her son and daughter to see it.
She left after 20min. She thought by the poster at the theather that she was going to see a cowboy movie.
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 5:44:35 PM EST
aaaaahhhhhhh......humpback mountain......now thats family entertainment.........NOT!!!!!........
ALL FAGS SHOULD BE KILLED AT BIRTH!!!!!!!!!..........ok..ok.....I've calmed down now......
Frikkin Pillow Biters.........

GhostCat
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 6:17:01 PM EST

Originally Posted By Swindle1984:
Who the fuck goes to see a movie about faggots anyway?




Damn straight!
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 6:19:05 PM EST

Originally Posted By DK-Prof:
Who the hell brings little children to see Brokeback Mountain??



Libtards
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 6:19:28 PM EST
Too much of a hassle to hire a babysitter?
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 6:20:18 PM EST
They were not the kids parents, they were part of the NAMBLA recruiting effort....
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 6:20:22 PM EST
I'd bet alot of people didn't know what it was about. I seen one of the previews for it tonight, and there wasn't anything about it that would make you think the movie is what it is.
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 6:27:05 PM EST
I think it all comes down to the misleading advertisement about the movie.

Here are the posters they're distributing and putting in newspapers now:





Or, absurdly, this one:



Don't forget this one, for the ladies:



And they're STILL doing it:



I don't think there's anything wrong with making a movie about romance and "drama" associated with a couple of folks having an extramarital affair that happens to be between a couple of gay folks. Its a story, and good for them.

But there's a concerted effort to make this movie into some sort of "social statement" or referrendum on gay issues, and to play up the film's numbers they are being VERY dishonest. Its not surprising that a lot of folks aren't realizing what they're going to watch if they see these ads.

Link Posted: 1/14/2006 6:43:48 PM EST

Originally Posted By thedoctors308:

Originally Posted By Swindle1984:
Who the fuck goes to see a movie about faggots anyway?




Damn straight!



I would feel uncomfortable being in a dark room full of backdoor banging colon commando reacharound type cowboys.

With kids? WTF were these people thinking?

Link Posted: 1/14/2006 7:07:45 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/14/2006 7:19:57 PM EST by pnguyen678]

Originally Posted By DK-Prof:
My wife went to see Brokeback Mountain today, and totally proved me wrong, because I predict that the theatre woudl be totally empty, especially for a matinee, and in Tennessee!

She said it was 95% full, and her and her friend had trouble finding seats. Wow - who'd have thunk there was so much interest in gay cowboys in TN ?


She also told me that she noticed a couple (man and woman) with a small child (about six) mostly because the kid was loud, and wondered why anyone would bring a small child to such a movie. When it came to the sex scenes, the couple got up and left with their two kids, looking to be six and ten.

WTF, over ?? Is it possible that these people didn't KNOW what the movie was about, and thought it might be some manly cowboy flick for their kids to see???

That's just weird, whatever the explanation is.



There are no sex scenes (plural). There is only one scene...it's less than a minute and occurs very early in the film. If you're hetero, you'll have a difficult time watching the 'scene'. I sure did but the rest of the film is good. Ironically, the only nudity in the film comes from Michelle Williams and Anne Hathaway (who has a very nice rack).

If you're a fan of Ang Lee (Ride with the Devil and The Hulk), you won't be disappointed.

DK-Prof, I know what you mean about taking children into R-rated movies. At Christmas, we went and saw Munich and there were entire families there with young-ins in tow. Between Brokeback and Munich, guess which one has more sex and violence?
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 7:14:18 PM EST

Originally Posted By DK-Prof:
My wife went to see Brokeback Mountain today



WTF? Why?
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 7:15:28 PM EST
You went to that movie that is even gayer than your avatar??
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 7:25:58 PM EST

Originally Posted By DK-Prof:
My wife went to see Brokeback Mountain today...

who'd have thunk there was so much interest in gay cowboys in TN ?




Who'd have thunk there was so much interest in gay cowboys in the DK-Prof household?

Link Posted: 1/14/2006 7:28:03 PM EST

Originally Posted By FLAL1A:

Originally Posted By DK-Prof:

Originally Posted By operatorerror:
Embrace diversity!!!

Starting them young?



But if it was a deliberate thing, you'd think they would have stayed.


Btw - wifey said that you don't SEE anything naughty during the sex scenes, but adults would obviously clearly know what was going on.



Yeah. I think the part where Heath Ledger screams "Oh, God! MY ASS! GAAAAaaaaAAAAGGGHH!! you're tearing my asshole!!!"gives it away.






Dude, you about made me fall outta my chair.
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 7:29:39 PM EST

Originally Posted By Swindle1984:
Who the fuck goes to see a movie about faggots anyway?



+1

Keep that crap out of theaters.
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 7:29:41 PM EST
People who raise faggots.
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 7:40:35 PM EST
why oh why did I click this thread
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 8:03:57 PM EST

Originally Posted By fadedsun:

Originally Posted By thedoctors308:

Originally Posted By Swindle1984:
Who the fuck goes to see a movie about faggots anyway?




Damn straight!



I would feel uncomfortable being in a dark room full of backdoor banging colon commando reacharound type cowboys.

With kids? WTF were these people thinking?




I wouldn't take kids to see any movie in which sex was a substantial thematic element. I imagine that Brokeback Mtn would put anybody under 16 to sleep in about 9 minutes. I mean, it's a romance/tragedy, right?

I wouldn't worry about being in a theater full of gay guys. There are probably not significantly more of them at a screening of Brokeback Mtn than at TLOTR. In any event, I have heard that some homosexuals sometimes do things besides drool over straight guys.
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 8:09:37 PM EST
WHY WOULD ANYONE GO IN THE FIRST PLACE???????
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 8:15:03 PM EST

Fudgepack Mountain is rated "R".

Anyone who brings any six-year old to an "R"-rated movie is an utterly irresponsible parent.

Anyone who brings any six-year old to a GAYFUCK movie should be sterilized and repeatedly beat across the head with a 2x4.
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 8:21:11 PM EST

Originally Posted By The_Macallan:

Anyone who brings any six-year old to an "R"-rated movie is an utterly irresponsible parent.



I agree 100%

Probably self centered idiots that wanted to see the movie, but didn't bother to make arrangements, and pay for a babysitter.

OR

The sort of self righteous parents who would NEVER leave their child with anybody else...
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 8:24:09 PM EST

Originally Posted By LonePathfinder:
You went to that movie that is even gayer than your avatar??




Other than the good burn , you apparently didn't read the post.

My WIFE went to see the movie, not me.
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 8:26:13 PM EST

Originally Posted By piccolo:

Originally Posted By operatorerror:
Embrace diversity!!!

Starting them young?




To quote NAMBLA, get 'em by 8 before it's too late.



Get 'em before the hair does
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 8:29:03 PM EST
Yeah, right. Your [cough, cough]... wife... went to see it.

Seriously, what did you think of it?
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 8:33:52 PM EST

Originally Posted By GonzoAR15-1:
I think it all comes down to the misleading advertisement about the movie.

Here are the posters they're distributing and putting in newspapers now:

www.oscarwatch.com/FYC/images/12_8/brokeback5.jpg

www.oscarwatch.com/FYC/images/12_8/brokeback3.jpg

Or, absurdly, this one:

www.oscarwatch.com/FYC/images/12_8/brokeback.jpg

Don't forget this one, for the ladies:

www.oscarwatch.com/FYC/images/Dec29/brokeback.jpg

And they're STILL doing it:

www.oscarwatch.com/FYC/images/Dec29/walktheline2.jpg

I don't think there's anything wrong with making a movie about romance and "drama" associated with a couple of folks having an extramarital affair that happens to be between a couple of gay folks. Its a story, and good for them.

But there's a concerted effort to make this movie into some sort of "social statement" or referrendum on gay issues, and to play up the film's numbers they are being VERY dishonest. Its not surprising that a lot of folks aren't realizing what they're going to watch if they see these ads.





I'm going to quote someone who spoke on this topic very well...


Originally Posted By HK_Shooter_03:

Originally Posted By StonerStudent:

Originally Posted By bfieldburt:

Originally Posted By HK_Shooter_03:

Originally Posted By GonzoAR15-1:
Miss Magnum:

Here's the newest "ad" for Brokeback Mountain.

What do you think?

oscarbeat.latimes.com/photos/uncategorized/brokeback_ad.jpg



I saw a trailer on TV today and it gave no indication at all that the film was based on gay men...



Exactly. Because it isn't doing very well. So, what's the new plan.

Get people to go via deception.

Now, if you're really dumb enough to go to a movie without knowing something about it, then I guess you get what you deserve.

But why don't they let you know that it has overtly homosexual themes? Because, of course, it isn't really about homosexuality. It's just "a love story"...that "anyone can relate to".

The question in my mind is why aren't they talking the opposite marketing approach?

"The most controversial movie of the year."

"Shocking."

"Disturbing."

Because, of course, they don't want you to think of it that way--even if you would feel that way if you went and saw the show. And, again, it all comes down to the same thing....

If you do feel this way, then something is wrong with you. You have a disorder, a homo "phobia".

And the homosexual agenda marches (or skips ) forward.



Actually for a limited run it's doing pretty well. I think when it comes out in video it will do even better.



What do you have to say about the developers "re-packaging" the film in order to "lure" in "Straight" people?


- Seems like they're doing the best they can to feed us this propogandist bullshit (In order to preach the homosexual "agenda")!

I'd be ok with homosexual rights (groups, activists, and whatever else) if they'd only stop trying to target and convert young teens and children!


Link Posted: 1/14/2006 9:14:33 PM EST
Maybe this is the wrong place to ask this, but just out of curiousity, what in particular is wrong with gay romance, or even a movie about gay romance? I don't exactly understand the comments I'm reading...
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 9:30:34 PM EST

Originally Posted By aaronstaple:
Maybe this is the wrong place to ask this, but just out of curiousity, what in particular is wrong with gay romance, or even a movie about gay romance? I don't exactly understand the comments I'm reading...

Umm... it's gay.



So what's wrong with polygamy, adultery, pedophilia, necrophilia, xenophilia or scatophilia either? Thing is, there's not a national and worldwide movement to normalize polygamy, adultery, pedophilia, necrophilia, xenophilia or scatophilia like there is to normalize homosexuality.

Yet.


Link Posted: 1/14/2006 9:42:22 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/14/2006 9:44:19 PM EST by James16688]

Originally Posted By DK-Prof:
My wife went to see Brokeback Mountain today, and totally proved me wrong, because I predict that the theatre woudl be totally empty, especially for a matinee, and in Tennessee!

She said it was 95% full, and her and her friend had trouble finding seats. Wow - who'd have thunk there was so much interest in gay cowboys in TN ?


She also told me that she noticed a couple (man and woman) with a small child (about six) mostly because the kid was loud, and wondered why anyone would bring a small child to such a movie. When it came to the sex scenes, the couple got up and left with their two kids, looking to be six and ten.

WTF, over ?? Is it possible that these people didn't KNOW what the movie was about, and thought it might be some manly cowboy flick for their kids to see???

That's just weird, whatever the explanation is.



What did your wife think of the movie after seeing it? Why not go with her? ( I have not seen it. )
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 9:58:42 PM EST

Originally Posted By HK_Shooter_03:

Originally Posted By GonzoAR15-1:
I think it all comes down to the misleading advertisement about the movie.

Here are the posters they're distributing and putting in newspapers now:

www.oscarwatch.com/FYC/images/12_8/brokeback5.jpg

www.oscarwatch.com/FYC/images/12_8/brokeback3.jpg

Or, absurdly, this one:

www.oscarwatch.com/FYC/images/12_8/brokeback.jpg

Don't forget this one, for the ladies:

www.oscarwatch.com/FYC/images/Dec29/brokeback.jpg

And they're STILL doing it:

www.oscarwatch.com/FYC/images/Dec29/walktheline2.jpg

I don't think there's anything wrong with making a movie about romance and "drama" associated with a couple of folks having an extramarital affair that happens to be between a couple of gay folks. Its a story, and good for them.

But there's a concerted effort to make this movie into some sort of "social statement" or referrendum on gay issues, and to play up the film's numbers they are being VERY dishonest. Its not surprising that a lot of folks aren't realizing what they're going to watch if they see these ads.





I'm going to quote someone who spoke on this topic very well...


Originally Posted By HK_Shooter_03:

Originally Posted By StonerStudent:

Originally Posted By bfieldburt:

Originally Posted By HK_Shooter_03:

Originally Posted By GonzoAR15-1:
Miss Magnum:

Here's the newest "ad" for Brokeback Mountain.

What do you think?

oscarbeat.latimes.com/photos/uncategorized/brokeback_ad.jpg



I saw a trailer on TV today and it gave no indication at all that the film was based on gay men...



Exactly. Because it isn't doing very well. So, what's the new plan.

Get people to go via deception.

Now, if you're really dumb enough to go to a movie without knowing something about it, then I guess you get what you deserve.

But why don't they let you know that it has overtly homosexual themes? Because, of course, it isn't really about homosexuality. It's just "a love story"...that "anyone can relate to".

The question in my mind is why aren't they talking the opposite marketing approach?

"The most controversial movie of the year."

"Shocking."

"Disturbing."

Because, of course, they don't want you to think of it that way--even if you would feel that way if you went and saw the show. And, again, it all comes down to the same thing....

If you do feel this way, then something is wrong with you. You have a disorder, a homo "phobia".

And the homosexual agenda marches (or skips ) forward.



Actually for a limited run it's doing pretty well. I think when it comes out in video it will do even better.



What do you have to say about the developers "re-packaging" the film in order to "lure" in "Straight" people?


- Seems like they're doing the best they can to feed us this propogandist bullshit (In order to preach the homosexual "agenda")!





And of course you didn't answer my question either....so I'll ask again. How have they repackaged the movie? and how is it "propogandist bullshit (In order to preach the homosexual "agenda")!
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 10:18:05 PM EST

Originally Posted By The_Macallan:
So what's wrong with polygamy, adultery, pedophilia, necrophilia, xenophilia or scatophilia either? Thing is, there's not a national and worldwide movement to normalize polygamy, adultery, pedophilia, necrophilia, xenophilia or scatophilia like there is to normalize homosexuality.



This is a good point. It didn't occur to me that its rather unusual to accept M/M marriage without also accepting any arbitrary arrangement of an infinite number of males and females. However, I suspect that people inclined to support (or at least, not oppose) gay marriage also support pretty much any consentual marriage arrangement.

Still, I suspect that even if there wasn't a movement to allow legal gay marriage, you'd still get all of these people on ar15com posting "fags are gay and they suck." I can't exactly figure out why this is. Do they know something I don't? Come to think of it, I can't figure out why people don't like jews either. Related?
Link Posted: 1/15/2006 6:14:54 AM EST
[Last Edit: 1/15/2006 6:17:09 AM EST by pnguyen678]

Originally Posted By aaronstaple:
Still, I suspect that even if there wasn't a movement to allow legal gay marriage, you'd still get all of these people on ar15com posting "fags are gay and they suck." I can't exactly figure out why this is. Do they know something I don't? Come to think of it, I can't figure out why people don't like jews either. Related?



Scroll up on this thread and see how often the word 'fag' gets used by some of our more charming members. Would you want to understand someone who posts other derogatory comments like n*gger, ch*nk or k*ke? Sad, isn't it?
It's beyond me that there's so much gay-bashing going on here and the site staff allows it.
Link Posted: 1/15/2006 6:17:43 AM EST

Originally Posted By DK-Prof:
My wife went to see Brokeback Mountain today, and totally proved me wrong, because I predict that the theatre woudl be totally empty, especially for a matinee, and in Tennessee!

She said it was 95% full, and her and her friend had trouble finding seats. Wow - who'd have thunk there was so much interest in gay cowboys in TN ?


She also told me that she noticed a couple (man and woman) with a small child (about six) mostly because the kid was loud, and wondered why anyone would bring a small child to such a movie. When it came to the sex scenes, the couple got up and left with their two kids, looking to be six and ten.

WTF, over ?? Is it possible that these people didn't KNOW what the movie was about, and thought it might be some manly cowboy flick for their kids to see???

That's just weird, whatever the explanation is.




Why did your wife go to see it?
Link Posted: 1/15/2006 6:18:23 AM EST

Originally Posted By Chokey:

Originally Posted By DK-Prof:
Who the hell brings little children to see Brokeback Mountain??



Libtards



Obviously you've never heard stories about the poster's wife. Apparently she makes Geraldine Ferraro look like a conservative.
Link Posted: 1/15/2006 6:23:49 AM EST

Originally Posted By 95thFoot:

Why did your wife go to see it?



She had read some good reviews of it, and was curious - figuring that it was a romance movie that she might like. The whole "gay romance" aspect of it that has everyone so worked up didn't really a big difference to her, I think. (She's had a lot of gay relatives and friends over the years, so gay doesn't seem unusual or weird to her).

She actually claimed that - if you look away from the fact that it's a same-sex couple - the movie is actually really good. Good writing, lots of "suspense" and "tension" - she thought it was a really good film. Of course I don't really understand how there can be suspense and tension if there aren't aliens or huge explosions involved, but I guess she liked it.


Like I said in the first post, I was also VERY surprised to hear that the theater was FULL - especially for a matinee show. I guess more people are curious to see this movie than I though - I told her to not bother going early, because she and her friend were likely to be the only people in the entire theater.
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